By RRP on
July 20, 2016


To promote core visibility on campus, the Research Resource Program will be hosting the 2016 Summer Core Fairs on the following dates:

Wednesday, August 3, 2016 at QB3@953

Wednesday, August 10, 2016 at Mission Bay

Wednesday, August 17, 2016 at Parnassus

At these events, customers will have the opportunity to chat with cores to learn about available services and equipment across campus. For more information on each event, please click the individual event links above.

Food will be provided - we hope to see you there!

By RRP on
July 01, 2016

In the July issue of Expresso, a publication of the Office of the Executive Vice Chancellor and Provost, Dan Lowenstein highlights some recent RRP improvements and initiatives to help cores and foster collaboration across campus.

Technology to the Core: Sharing for the common good

By RRP on
June 17, 2016

The 2016 Annual Core Leadership Retreat was a great success this year, thank you to all who came and contributed valuable input on how to improve Core Visibility! The RRP is excited to continue our work from the retreat by improving Core web presence and ensuring access to valuable business tools to core leaders - for increased efficiency and so that you can focus on what matters most, your research.

Please visit the 2016 Annual Core Leadership event page for a copy of the agenda and links to presentations.

We hope to see you all next year!

By RRP on
June 15, 2016

The Western Association of Core Directors annual meeting will be held September 22-23, 2016 in San Diego, CA. The theme for this year's meeting is Sustainable Core Facilities through Science and Service. This year's Keynote Speaker is Dr. Martin Hetzer from Salk Institute for Biological Studies. More information about this year’s conference can be found at

Early registration is $100 - register now!

The WACD organizing committee is offering five travel awards for up to $750. Visit the WACD Travel Awards webpage for details about how to apply. The deadline for travel award applications is July 25, 2016.

WACD 2016 Conference Schedule